New Cast Additions and an Official Release Date for KICK-ASS 2

Just last week, we brought you the news about Donald Faison (Skyline, TRON: Uprising) and Yancy Butler (Witchblade, Lake Placid: The Final Chapter) joining  Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and John Leguizamo on the cast the cast of the Jeff Wadlow (Cry Wolf, Never Back Down) directed and scripted follow-up to Matthew Vaughn‘s 2010 film, Kick-Ass.

Now, Deadline reports that Morris Chestnut (Identity Thief) and Robert Emms (Broken) are the latest additions to the cast of the sequel. Chestnut will be portraying Hit Girl’s guardian, and Emms will be playing Insect Man, a costumed hero who claims to be a police officer, although he goes far above and beyond his duty while donning the mask.

In addition to the casting news, Universal Pictures has announced the official release date for the film as June 28, 2013.

Kick-Ass 2 or Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Wall is slated to hit theaters on June 28, 2013.

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